Energy Technology Program Specialist

Employer
Department of Energy
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 24, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
1946950803
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
SummaryA successful candidate in this position will Serve as an Energy Technical Program Specialist for the office and is responsible for a variety of highly complex energy efficiency and renewable energy projects/programs in an assigned area within the office. Learn more about this agency ResponsibilitiesAs a Energy Technology Program Specialist , you will:Review and monitor expenditures for assigned projects/programs, and reports to the supervisor on status of program performance against established goals and objectives.Conduct periodic reviews of assigned programs and projects to assure this program plans and funding requirements fully support DOE goals and objectives, federal regulations, and applicable laws and Executive OrdersAssist with special projects/requests in these areas, and develops action responses drawing on available resources to complete them in a timely and effective mannerDevelop strategic plans with senior management and designing and producing information material and services to reach national, regional, and state audiences within the target market. (Coordinate and interacts with other EE, DOE offices and other Federal agencies as well as with public and private interest groups in implementing energy technology projects/programPrepare responses to Congressional and other executive correspondence, and responds to telephone requests for information about the energy technology programTravel Required Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be requiredSupervisory status No Promotion Potential 13 Job family (Series) 0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program Help Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a United States Citizen. This employer participates in the e-Verify program. See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTThe position is subject to the appropriate background investigation to determine suitability or fitness for federal employment. Continued employment is contingent upon favorable adjudications of periodic reinvestigations, if applicable.A one year probationary period may be required.QualificationsSPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSA qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:Experience identifying, deploying and managing residential US clean energy policies, best practices and tools to advance and or improve energy efficiency policies and programs.Experience reviewing and monitoring expenditures for assigned projects/programs.Experience advising management on unusual, difficult or controversial energy efficiency and renewable energy matters.Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!Mastery of DOE, EERE, and WIP objectives, goals and priorities sufficient to coordinate and evaluate projects and programs that promote the advancement of energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy.Expert knowledge of legislation, regulations and procedures related to energy efficiency and resilience in order to provide advice and analysis on legislative matters relating to energy efficiency projects and programs.Mastery of the theories, methods, and practices of project and program management sufficient to effectively analyze and evaluate projects.Expert knowledge of energy technologies in order to recognize realistic opportunities for enhancing energy efficiency or alternative energy technologies based on practical considerations and cost benefit potentials.Skill in written and oral communication in order to prepare and deliver presentations of complex program information in a clear and concise manner."Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.EducationEDUCATION CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR EXPERIENCE. APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE IN ORDER TO QUALIFY.Additional informationThe US Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.New employees to the Department of Energy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-VerifyVeterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation.All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.EEO Policy: https://www.eeoc.gov/federal/fed_employees/index.cfm Reasonable Accommodation Policy: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/reasonable-accommodations/ Veterans Information: https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job-seekers/veterans-preference/ Telework: www.telework.govSelective Service Registration: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/fair-and-transparent/selective-service/Read more How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. The Department of Energy uses an application tracking system to evaluate the responses you provide in the applicant assessment questionnaire to place you into an initial quality category via OPM's Category Rating procedures. Then, the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will conduct a quality review of your application and supporting documentation to ensure you have been placed into the appropriate quality category.Your application is rated based on the extent and quality of your experience, education (when applicable), and training as described in your resume and applicant assessment. Your credentials are measured against the established duties of the position at the grade level(s) being advertised.The quality categories are usually defined as "Best Qualified", "Well Qualified", and "Qualified", although they may differ slightly based on individual agency policy.If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of "well qualified" which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.If you are a Veteran Preference eligible candidate, you will be listed at the top of whichever quality category your rating places you in. CP/CPS veterans are placed at the top of the highest category for all positions except professional and scientific positions at GS-9 and higher.If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly. To preview questions please click here. Read more Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Not Required Drug test required No Position sensitivity and risk Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness Help Required DocumentsPlease carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit. Some documents may not apply to all applicants.If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more.ALL APPLICANTS: You must submit a about what is expected in your resume." href="https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/How_to_create_your_resume" target="_blank" rel="noopener">resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.Your resume should list all work experience (paid and unpaid); you must list the full name and address of the each employer.For all types of work experience, you should indicate the start and end dates (include month, day, and year); you must also list the average number of hours per week that you worked.For paid work experience, please indicate your starting salary for each position and the highest salary you earned (if different).Your resume should also include any education and training you have completed (list the program title, subject area, number of hours completed, and completion date).For more information about what to include in your resume, please view this USAJOBS Resume Tutorial video on YouTube.Most DOE offices will allow you to submit a resume in the format of your choice (as an attached document or as a USAJOBS Resume Builder format). However, some offices may require one specific format. You will be notified at the time you click 'Apply Online' which type of resume is acceptable. It is important that you are complete and thorough in your resume. If any of the above information is not included in your resume, we may not be able to fully credit you for your experience.If specific educational requirements are indicated for this vacancy: experience." href="https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Education" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Documentation verifying your educational claims which can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and final grade. Please see the Education section for more information.Veterans: authorities and the documentation you need to submit" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214 Member #4 Copy, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Veterans Preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.Persons with Disabilities: Individuals with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring authority. flexibilities for persons with disabilities" href="https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Certified verification of a disability from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or US territory that issues or provides disability benefits will be required.Displaced Federal employees who qualify for CTAP/ICTAP: If you are a former Federal employee who was displaced due to a Reduction-in-Force (RIF) or surplused by some other means, please submit a copy of the separation letter or RIF notice from your agency. To be selected under I/CTAP, you must still be found well-qualified for this position. Please see the OPM Guide to Career Transition for more information.If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the US Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the US Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. Help BenefitsA career with the US Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
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